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Medical Academy 7/29-8/2/19
- Pharmacology 7/29-8/2/19| 9:00am - 12:00pm|
Pharmacology is the study of how medicines work in health and disease in Humans and animals. Pharmacology is therefore the basis of therapeutics and of fundamental importance to medical sciences in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Optometry and other biomedical related disciplines including basic and clinical research. This is an introductory course to lay the foundation for understanding basic concepts in Pharmacology and the pharmacological basis of therapeutics.
To understand the basic concepts in pharmacology and the pharmacological basis of therapeutics.
To introduce students to the core principles of drug action in terms of bioavailability, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and mechanism of action of drugs in the treatment of diseases.
To introduce students to understanding drug efficacy, side effects, toxicities, drug interactions and special emphasis on dosage concerns in special populations such as the young, pregnant women and in the elderly.
Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of basic pharmacological principles and mechanism of action and classification of drugs.
Students will be able to communicate clearly, and in an organized fashion, in writiten form.
Students will become familiar with the therapeutic effects, efficacies, side effects, toxicities and drug interactions.
Topical Outline and Course Content:
Part 1: Introduction to Basic Concepts in Pharmacology
Drug classification, dosage, mechanism of drug action
Central nervous system (CNS) acting drugs
Mental and neurological disorders
Part 2: General principles of drug action
Tour of Mouse laboratory and Mouse Models of human diseases
Advances in immunology and virology
Immune system as therapeutic target
Part 2: General principles of drug action (ctd.)
Endocrine system, adrenal steroids, and contraceptives
Gender and ethnic differences in human disorders
Part 3: Addiction and antiepileptic drugs
Neurobiology of drug addiction
Local and general anesthetic agents
Part 4: Future of Medicine
Autism spectrum disorders
Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease
Genomic and epigenetic basis for disease
- Medical Terminology 7/29-8/2/19| 1:00pm - 4:00pm|
Medical Terminology is a comprehensive method to the study of medical terminologies associated with body systems, anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, medical diagnosis and procedures. Medical terminology is specialized in language that is used internationally by health care professionals for the purpose of communicating medical data in a precise and accurate manner. This course is designed to give students knowledge of medical words, word building, definitions, and word use that is utilized in all areas of medical science. The course will aid in the basic understanding of health care pre-professional courses.
Location: 300 Pompton Road (Main Campus), Wayne NJ 07474
Dates : 07/29/19 to 08/02/19
Days : Mon,Tues,Weds,Thu,Fri
From : 9:00am - 4:00pm
Fee : $ 545.00
Course Number : HS637
Class is full at this time please call 973-720-2354 to be placed on a waiting list
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